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Click here to access GatorConnect, your guide to student organizations at UF!

In addition to helping you find specific groups, GatorConnect helps manage membership and hosts important forms required for events on campus.


2019 Involvement Award Nominations

The Involvement Awards provide an opportunity for outstanding student organizations and leaders to be recognized for their tremendous contributions to UF and the Gainesville community. If you are interested in submitting a nomination, please visit If you have questions, contact the Involvement Team at

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Now Accepting Nominations for the Involvement Awards

The Involvement Awards serve as an opportunity to recognize outstanding student leaders and organizations for their tremendous contributions to the University of Florida and the Gainesville community. Awards are presented to student organizations recognizing leadership, programming, innovation and creativity. 
Spring 2018 Student Organization Fair is on Jan. 31

Check out tons of student organizations and find your involvement niche at UF! SAI's ambassadors, the Involvement Team, will also be on hand to help. Whether your passion lies with politics or the arts, the environment or service, research or sports, there's something for everyone at UF!

Register Your Org for Gatormania by June 19

Student organizations are encouraged to register for Gatormania 2017, the largest summer event on campus! Engage with prospective members on Saturday, July 8, from noon to 3 p.m. on the Reitz Union North Lawn, and enjoy free food, giveaways, inflatable fun, and live performances.

Don’t miss this opportunity to welcome new students to campus! Click here to register your org at our unique link by June 19. Hosted by the Involvement Team, the ambassadors of the Department of Student Activities and Involvement.


Join in the Summer Day of Service on July 22

The David and Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service invites you to participate in the 2017 Summer Day of Service, coming July 22! For more information, call (352) 392-1215 or email

Experience giving back to the community in a large group to witness that power. Join several hundred volunteers for a day of reflection and service for a wide variety of non-profits, including Keep Alachua Beautiful, ACORN Clinic, Historic Haile Homestead, NATL (Natural Area Teaching Lab), Wilmont Gardens, The Repurpose Project, Operation Catnip and more.

Apply by March 17 for the First Florida Greek Service Trip

Sorority and Fraternity Affairs’ first alternative break service trip is here! We will travel to City of Refuge in Atlanta, Ga., on April 7, returning April 9.

We are looking forward to a great experience with you that will help further tell our narrative and the positive impact we have on local communities. This particular opportunity will allow students to provide tangible service, learn more about homelessness and its realities, and develop new friendships. 

Interested? Complete the online application ASAP - deadline is March 17: cost is approximately $100 per participant, which includes housing and food.

Selected individuals will receive further information upon completion of their application. Have additional questions? Please email Justin Goldsman at

Apply by April 7 to Join The David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership & Service Ambassadors
The David and Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service is looking for outgoing, motivated and personable students to serve as ambassadors for the 2017-2018 academic year. Ambassadors work to connect with students, partner with student organizations and plan effective marketing of leadership and service programs for the center.

Candidates who enjoy public speaking, have excellent interpersonal communication skills and a desire to learn about leadership, personal values, service, reflection and social change are encouraged to apply! Applications close April 7. For more information, visit
LeadUF Facilitator Applications Are Now Open!

Faculty, staff and graduate students are invited to apply to facilitate the LeadUF experience! Facilitators should have a willingness to foster a mentoring relationship with undergraduates at the University of Florida. During the retreat, facilitators will lead large group activities, small group discussions, reflections, outdoor experiences and foster time for students to connect with other leaders. Those selected are expected to attend all trainings and portions of the LeadUF retreat. 

Submit Facilitator Application Here


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Advisor Training

Advisor Orientation is an in-person, 1-hour training workshop to review roles, responsibilities, expectations and general policies to inform the practices of student organization advisors on campus.


Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 in Reitz Union, Room 3315

Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 9:30 pm to 10:30 in Reitz Union, Room 3315


Register Here  
SAI Welcomes The David and Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service

Student Activities and Involvement is excited to announce that The David and Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service has joined our team. Student Activities and Involvement is now comprised of four main areas: Student Organizations and Campus Events (SOCE), Sorority and Fraternity Affairs (SFA), Student Government Advising and Operations, and The Brown Center for Leadership and Service (BCLS). Each of these areas support our mission in enhancing the student experience at the University of Florida. Under the direction of Dr. Nancy Chrystal-Green, the BCLS and SAI are excited to integrate our shared missions of providing the foundations for students to maximize their University of Florida experience. 

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Applications open for Student Advisory Boards

Interested in serving as a student member on one of the following boards:  Reitz Union Board of Managers, Recreational Sports Board of Directors, or O’Connell Center Advisory Board? Applications are now available. 
Serve, gain valuable leadership experience, and help make decisions that benefit all students at UF. 2016-2017 Student Advisory Board Applications are available at You must complete a separate application for each board you wish to apply for.


Applications must be submitted online by Friday, March 25th at 11:59 p.m. If you have questions, please see the application for more details or email Sara Tanner at


Terms for each student advisory board are an entire school year (Fall 201to Spring 2017). 
Qualifications include being a full-time UF student (12 hours undergraduate, 9 hours graduate), a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA, and not on Conduct Probation.

Student Organization Registration is Now Open!

Registration for the 2014-2015 Academic Year is now open. To register, log in to Gator Connect. For more information on student organization registration, click here. 

Women's History Month Awards

Applications have been released for the Phyllis M. Meek Spirit of Susan B. Anthony Award and for the University of Florida Woman Leader of the Year Award. Applications are available at and, respectively. A completed application along with an updated résumé are due via email by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 24, 2014 to

Student Organization Space Allocation
The Reitz Union Board of Managers is now accepting applications from registered student organizations for use of space within the Reitz Union facility. For more information, click here.

2014-2015 Student Advisory Board Applications
Interested in serving as a student member on one of the following boards:  Reitz Union Board of Managers, Recreational Sports Board of Directors, or O’Connell Center Advisory Board? Applications are now available. Serve, gain valuable leadership experience, and help make decisions that benefit all students at UF. 2014-2015 Student Advisory Board Applications can be downloaded here.


2014 University Women's Club Scholarships
The University Women’s Club awards scholarships each spring to undergraduate juniors and seniors. These awards are named in honor of the wives of past University of Florida Presidents and distinguished administrators. Applications may be downloaded from the Dean of Students website at

Presidential Service Awards

Have you completed over 100 hours of community service this year? Then apply for the Presidential Service Awards! The Presidential Service Award recognizes those outstanding students who have volunteered over 100 hours during the year between March 13th, 2013 and March 10th, 2014. Applications are now available and will be accepted until Monday, March 10th, 2014 at 4:00pm. Winners will be invited to a special award ceremony at the President’s House on Campus on Thursday, April 3rd, 2014. For more information on eligibility and applying please visit the Center for Leadership and Service’s website.

Hall of Fame Applications Now Being Accepted

The University of Florida Hall of Fame is the highest recognition given to student leaders at the University of Florida. The UF Hall of Fame is reserved for those students who have shown truly superior leadership and achievement through their activities and scholarship while members of the University of Florida community.Click here to apply.

Vote Now: Pepsi Gators Give Back

Pepsi is offering four $2,500 gifts to UF student groups to help UF make an impact in education, community, health and waste reduction. The ideas with the most votes between January 28 and March 09, 2014 will win gifts to implement those solutions. Click here to vote!


Involvement Team Applications

The SAI Involvement Team is now accepting applications!  If you love being involved and helping others find their connection on campus, the ITeam might be the perfect group for you.  Check out the Involvement Team page to learn more about the exciting things these ambassadors do for Student Activities and Involvement and the UF community!

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Become #InvolvedUF: Schedule a 1-on-1 with SAI's Involvement Team!

Individual Involvement Consultations (IIC) are designed to help students get involved at UF. With specialized training in student involvement, SAI's Involvement Team consultants help students find organizations that interest them. If you are interested in a consultation, email and an ITeam member will schedule an appointment with you shortly!

Florida Greek Recruitment: Fall Dates Announced

Learn more about joining the Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council or Panhellenic Council!

  • Fall IFC Recruitment will be August 26-31, 2018. 
  • Fall MGC Week will be November 12-16, 2018.
  • Fall NPHC Week will be August 26-31, 2018.
  • Fall PC Recruitment will be August 16-26, 2018. (Early Recruitment Registration: May 1 - June 30 at 11:59 p.m. Late Recruitment Registration: July 1 - August 5 at 11:59 p.m.)
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